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GuruFocus Financial Strength Rank measures how strong a company’s financial situation is. It is based on these factors

1. The debt burden that the company has as measured by its Interest coverage (current year).
2. Debt to revenue ratio. The lower, the better
3. Altman Z-score.

A company ranks high with financial strength is likely to withstand any business slowdowns and recessions.

Financial Strength : 7/10

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industry
vs
history
Cash to Debt 0.55
KATE's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
59% of the 717 Companies
in the Global Apparel Manufacturing industry.

( Industry Median: 0.86 vs. KATE: 0.55 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
KATE' s Cash to Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.01  Med: 0.27 Max: No Debt
Current: 0.55
Equity to Asset 0.19
KATE's Equity to Asset is ranked lower than
95% of the 707 Companies
in the Global Apparel Manufacturing industry.

( Industry Median: 0.58 vs. KATE: 0.19 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
KATE' s Equity to Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -0.37  Med: 0.55 Max: 0.78
Current: 0.19
-0.37
0.78
F-Score: 5
Z-Score: 5.19
M-Score: -2.63
WACC vs ROIC
8.56%
34.21%
WACC
ROIC
GuruFocus Profitability Rank ranks how profitable a company is and how likely the company’s business will stay that way. It is based on these factors:

1. Operating Margin
2. Trend of the Operating Margin (5-year average). The company with an uptrend profit margin has a higher rank.
••3. Consistency of the profitability
4. Piotroski F-Score
5. Predictability Rank•

The maximum rank is 10. A rank of 7 or higher means a higher profitability and may stay that way. A rank of 3 or lower indicates that the company has had trouble to make a profit.

Profitability Rank is not directly related to the Financial Strength Rank. But if a company is consistently profitable, its financial strength will be stronger.

Profitability & Growth : 3/10

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industry
vs
history
Operating margin (%) 3.27
KATE's Operating margin (%) is ranked lower than
60% of the 719 Companies
in the Global Apparel Manufacturing industry.

( Industry Median: 4.93 vs. KATE: 3.27 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
KATE' s Operating margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -18.41  Med: -4.40 Max: 10.56
Current: 3.27
-18.41
10.56
Net-margin (%) 6.78
KATE's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
68% of the 721 Companies
in the Global Apparel Manufacturing industry.

( Industry Median: 3.57 vs. KATE: 6.78 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
KATE' s Net-margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -23.89  Med: -7.77 Max: 13.98
Current: 6.78
-23.89
13.98
ROE (%) 54.17
KATE's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
98% of the 708 Companies
in the Global Apparel Manufacturing industry.

( Industry Median: 7.34 vs. KATE: 54.17 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
KATE' s ROE (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -261.43  Med: -20.45 Max: 190.46
Current: 54.17
-261.43
190.46
ROA (%) 9.15
KATE's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
76% of the 726 Companies
in the Global Apparel Manufacturing industry.

( Industry Median: 3.64 vs. KATE: 9.15 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
KATE' s ROA (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -36.79  Med: -9.53 Max: 16.72
Current: 9.15
-36.79
16.72
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 16.66
KATE's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
54% of the 722 Companies
in the Global Apparel Manufacturing industry.

( Industry Median: 14.97 vs. KATE: 16.66 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
KATE' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -64.08  Med: -0.57 Max: 50.52
Current: 16.66
-64.08
50.52
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) -10.70
KATE's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
86% of the 611 Companies
in the Global Apparel Manufacturing industry.

( Industry Median: 2.20 vs. KATE: -10.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
KATE' s Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -33.4  Med: 2.95 Max: 19.6
Current: -10.7
-33.4
19.6
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) -33.40
KATE's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
91% of the 508 Companies
in the Global Apparel Manufacturing industry.

( Industry Median: 2.40 vs. KATE: -33.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) only.
KATE' s EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -33.4  Med: 12.55 Max: 16.6
Current: -33.4
-33.4
16.6
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) -22.30
KATE's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
79% of the 454 Companies
in the Global Apparel Manufacturing industry.

( Industry Median: 2.00 vs. KATE: -22.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EPS Growth (3Y)(%) only.
KATE' s EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -40  Med: 8.55 Max: 15.9
Current: -22.3
-40
15.9
» KATE's 10-Y Financials

Financials


Revenue & Net Income
Cash & Debt
Oprt. Cash Flow & Free Cash Flow

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Guru Trades

Q1 2015

KATE Guru Trades in Q1 2015

Joel Greenblatt 14,354 sh (New)
Chase Coleman 3,576,165 sh (New)
Signature Select Canadian Fund 287,400 sh (+46.19%)
John Griffin 2,470,000 sh (unchged)
Louis Moore Bacon Sold Out
Columbia Wanger Sold Out
Ken Fisher 2,832,141 sh (-3.83%)
Julian Robertson 32,200 sh (-17.01%)
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Q2 2015

KATE Guru Trades in Q2 2015

Louis Moore Bacon 100,000 sh (New)
Joel Greenblatt 81,599 sh (+468.48%)
Chase Coleman 6,200,000 sh (+73.37%)
John Griffin 2,470,000 sh (unchged)
Julian Robertson Sold Out
Ken Fisher 2,285,696 sh (-19.29%)
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Q3 2015

KATE Guru Trades in Q3 2015

John Burbank 1,875,625 sh (New)
Louis Moore Bacon Sold Out
Joel Greenblatt Sold Out
Ken Fisher 2,231,931 sh (-2.35%)
Signature Select Canadian Fund 274,100 sh (-4.63%)
John Griffin 1,850,000 sh (-25.10%)
Chase Coleman 3,125,000 sh (-49.60%)
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Q4 2015

KATE Guru Trades in Q4 2015

Ken Fisher 2,233,779 sh (+0.08%)
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Ratios

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industry
vs
history
P/E(ttm) 24.70
KATE's P/E(ttm) is ranked lower than
68% of the 743 Companies
in the Global Apparel Manufacturing industry.

( Industry Median: 24.90 vs. KATE: 24.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/E(ttm) only.
KATE' s P/E(ttm) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 11.8  Med: 18.85 Max: 76.86
Current: 24.7
11.8
76.86
Forward P/E 12.56
KATE's Forward P/E is ranked higher than
59% of the 314 Companies
in the Global Apparel Manufacturing industry.

( Industry Median: 13.93 vs. KATE: 12.56 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward P/E only.
N/A
PE(NRI) 23.63
KATE's PE(NRI) is ranked lower than
66% of the 587 Companies
in the Global Apparel Manufacturing industry.

( Industry Median: 18.61 vs. KATE: 23.63 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE(NRI) only.
KATE' s PE(NRI) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 11.8  Med: 24.77 Max: 152
Current: 23.63
11.8
152
P/B 11.46
KATE's P/B is ranked lower than
98% of the 918 Companies
in the Global Apparel Manufacturing industry.

( Industry Median: 1.78 vs. KATE: 11.46 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
KATE' s P/B Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.12  Med: 2.12 Max: 81
Current: 11.46
0.12
81
P/S 1.65
KATE's P/S is ranked lower than
72% of the 919 Companies
in the Global Apparel Manufacturing industry.

( Industry Median: 0.89 vs. KATE: 1.65 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
KATE' s P/S Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.04  Med: 0.86 Max: 6.29
Current: 1.65
0.04
6.29
PFCF 82.05
KATE's PFCF is ranked lower than
92% of the 483 Companies
in the Global Apparel Manufacturing industry.

( Industry Median: 21.04 vs. KATE: 82.05 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PFCF only.
KATE' s PFCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.82  Med: 14.35 Max: 113.11
Current: 82.05
0.82
113.11
POCF 20.80
KATE's POCF is ranked lower than
70% of the 647 Companies
in the Global Apparel Manufacturing industry.

( Industry Median: 13.64 vs. KATE: 20.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful POCF only.
KATE' s POCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.46  Med: 10.02 Max: 640
Current: 20.8
0.46
640
EV-to-EBIT 54.82
KATE's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
90% of the 789 Companies
in the Global Apparel Manufacturing industry.

( Industry Median: 14.69 vs. KATE: 54.82 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
KATE' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -521  Med: 8.20 Max: 4473.2
Current: 54.82
-521
4473.2
EV-to-EBITDA 23.72
KATE's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked lower than
81% of the 833 Companies
in the Global Apparel Manufacturing industry.

( Industry Median: 11.50 vs. KATE: 23.72 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
KATE' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -67.7  Med: 7.80 Max: 354.6
Current: 23.72
-67.7
354.6
Current Ratio 1.99
KATE's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
51% of the 694 Companies
in the Global Apparel Manufacturing industry.

( Industry Median: 1.98 vs. KATE: 1.99 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
KATE' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.86  Med: 2.35 Max: 4.12
Current: 1.99
0.86
4.12
Quick Ratio 1.11
KATE's Quick Ratio is ranked lower than
56% of the 694 Companies
in the Global Apparel Manufacturing industry.

( Industry Median: 1.25 vs. KATE: 1.11 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
KATE' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.33  Med: 1.38 Max: 2.89
Current: 1.11
0.33
2.89
Days Inventory 149.92
KATE's Days Inventory is ranked lower than
68% of the 689 Companies
in the Global Apparel Manufacturing industry.

( Industry Median: 109.02 vs. KATE: 149.92 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
KATE' s Days Inventory Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 82.4  Med: 107.88 Max: 241.03
Current: 149.92
82.4
241.03
Days Sales Outstanding 17.73
KATE's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
87% of the 580 Companies
in the Global Apparel Manufacturing industry.

( Industry Median: 52.25 vs. KATE: 17.73 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
KATE' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 28.73  Med: 34.64 Max: 46.79
Current: 17.73
28.73
46.79
Days Payable 99.25
KATE's Days Payable is ranked higher than
81% of the 552 Companies
in the Global Apparel Manufacturing industry.

( Industry Median: 55.90 vs. KATE: 99.25 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Payable only.
KATE' s Days Payable Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 33.83  Med: 57.51 Max: 169.73
Current: 99.25
33.83
169.73

Valuation & Return

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industry
vs
history
Price/Tangible Book 55.90
KATE's Price/Tangible Book is ranked lower than
99% of the 852 Companies
in the Global Apparel Manufacturing industry.

( Industry Median: 2.00 vs. KATE: 55.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Tangible Book only.
KATE' s Price/Tangible Book Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.98  Med: 3.93 Max: 303.55
Current: 55.9
0.98
303.55
Price/Median PS Value 2.00
KATE's Price/Median PS Value is ranked lower than
83% of the 874 Companies
in the Global Apparel Manufacturing industry.

( Industry Median: 1.09 vs. KATE: 2.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
KATE' s Price/Median PS Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.07  Med: 1.03 Max: 6.07
Current: 2
0.07
6.07
Price/Graham Number 7.79
KATE's Price/Graham Number is ranked lower than
94% of the 717 Companies
in the Global Apparel Manufacturing industry.

( Industry Median: 1.31 vs. KATE: 7.79 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Graham Number only.
KATE' s Price/Graham Number Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.43  Med: 1.75 Max: 31.21
Current: 7.79
0.43
31.21
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) 1.77
KATE's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
71% of the 699 Companies
in the Global Apparel Manufacturing industry.

( Industry Median: 5.30 vs. KATE: 1.77 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
KATE' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.1  Med: 7.90 Max: 13.3
Current: 1.77
0.1
13.3
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) 10.45
KATE's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) is ranked higher than
61% of the 353 Companies
in the Global Apparel Manufacturing industry.

( Industry Median: 5.50 vs. KATE: 10.45 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) only.
KATE' s Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -45.4  Med: 13.70 Max: 116.7
Current: 10.45
-45.4
116.7

More Statistics

Revenue(Mil) $1212
EPS $ 0.63
Beta1.11
Short Percentage of Float14.54%
52-Week Range $15.10 - 35.75
Shares Outstanding(Mil)127.69

Analyst Estimate

Dec15 Dec16 Dec17
Revenue(Mil) 1,243 1,459 1,652
EPS($) 0.50 0.88 1.29
EPS without NRI($) 0.50 0.88 1.29

Business Description

Industry: Manufacturing - Apparel & Furniture » Apparel Manufacturing
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Traded in other countries:LIZ.Germany,
Kate Spade & Co, formerly Fifth & Pacific Companies, Inc., was incorporated in January 1976 in the State of Delaware. The Company designs and markets accessories and apparel under three global, multichannel lifestyle brands: kate spade new york, Kate Spade Saturday and Jack Spade. In addition, the Adelington Design Group, a private brand jewelry design and development group, markets brands through department stores as well as serves J.C. Penney via exclusive supplier agreements for the Liz Claiborne and Monet jewelry lines and Kohl's via an exclusive supplier agreement for Dana Buchman jewelry. The Company also has licenses for the Liz Claiborne New York brand, available at QVC and Lizwear, which is distributed through the club store channel.
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